Tag Archives: Natural Wonders of Namibia

Namibia

Positioned near the southernmost tip of the continent of Africa, Namibia is a land of sunshine and sand. It is named after the Namib Desert, the oldest among all deserts regions on earth. Although its western coasts open to the Atlantic Ocean, this country is predominantly dry, a barren land consisting of widespread deserts and rocky canyons with the Central ... Read More »

Naukluft

The term Kluft means ‘narrow gorge’ in German or Dutch.  The Naukluft is comprised of a large number of narrow ravines in the mountain range in which, the most prominent and notable one is the Tsondab Gorge which extends to  a long distance of about 40 km. The Naukluft mountain range lies at the border of Namib Desert, which is ... Read More »

Matobo National Park

The Matobo National Park, as the name implies, is situated in the magnificent hills of Matobo, which is a range of spires, domes and rock formations, hewn out of the weathering and erosion of the rigid granite plateau through millions and millions of years. The park is roughly about 34 km south of Bulavayo in Namibia. The total area occupied ... Read More »

Etosha Pan

The salted closed basin Etosha Pan is located In Namib Desert which is in the northern part of Namibia. The length of the salt pan is 120 kilometers or 75 miles. The surroundings of the salt pan are protected by the Etosha National Park which is one of the largest wildlife parks in Namibia. Most of the time, the salt ... Read More »